Information for Acacia estrophiolata

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 20788
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - tree
Flower: pale YELLOW 5mm. glob. heads,1-2
Fruit: to 10cm.x6mm.
Foliage: to 10cm.x3mm., 3 veins
Height in meters: 20x10

Synonyms (alternative names) for Acacia estrophiolata: Racosperma estrophiolatum, 

Common names for Acacia estrophiolata: Desert Ironwood,  Ironwood, 

Acacia estrophiolata is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
27:   Acacia Seed List
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
60:   Economic Timber Trees
61:   Economic Fodder Plant Seed List
90:   Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants
168:   Shade and Shelter Tree and Shrub Seed List
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
389:  Fabaceae
504:  Mimosaceae
711:  Leguminosae

Germination guide
Acacia estrophiolata seeds will usually germinate in 21 days. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 25C.

Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.

Soak in warm water for 4 hours.

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